Do I need to manually change the APN settings when traveling with iPad

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by wackymacky, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. wackymacky
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    wackymacky

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    Hi guys,

    I am traveling to Australia tomorrow and am planning on picking up a SIM there for my iPad.

    Can I just pop it in and I'm away, or will I need to manually set the APN settings?

    I'm not planing on taking my computer so I won't be able to sync with iTunes while away.
     
  2. maturola
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    You shouldn't have to, once you got the new SIM, it will connect to the network and get all the information it needs.
     
  3. Czicks
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    Sorry but that isn't always the case. The APN details are automatically set via iTunes but without a PC you will likely need to manually set your APN details.

    Just go Google search ahead of time for a page with all carrier settings, like this one for example, and save the details to a note on your iPad.
     

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